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23 Actors Who Found Playing Certain Characters Underwhelming, Demeaning, Or Just Overall Not So Fun

TIL Jeremy Renner wanted Hawkeye killed off in The Avengers.

Obviously, many actors adore the parts they play and feel a sense of kinship with them. But sometimes...actors are less than thrilled about playing an iconic character.

Here are 23 actors who had a bit of a hard time playing certain characters:

1. Evangeline Lilly as Kate on Lost:

Kate carrying a gun

2. Blake Lively as Serena on Gossip Girl:

Serena at lunch

3. Jennette McCurdy as Sam on iCarly and Sam & Cat:

Sam in Carly and Spencer's kitchen

4. Jean Yoon as Umma on Kim's Convenience:

Umma in the store with a calculator

5. Miley Cyrus as Miley/Hannah on Hannah Montana:

Miley looking serious and into the camera

6. Penn Badgley as Joe on You:

Joe in his cage

7. Jeremy Renner as Hawkeye in The Avengers:

Hawkeye with his bow

8. Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean in the Mr. Bean film and TV series:

Mr. Bean with his face smushed against a map

9. Gwyneth Paltrow as Rosie in Shallow Hal:

Rose standing next to Hal

10. Shailene Woodley as Amy on The Secret Life of the American Teenager:

Amy at the dinner table

11. Mark Hamill as Luke in The Force Awakens:

Rey meeting reclusive Luke

12. Alexander Siddig as Dr. Bassir in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine:

Press photo for Dr. Bassir

13. Ed Harris as the Man in Black on Westworld:

Ed Harris as the Man in Black, dressed in white

14. Sarah Paulson as Audrey on AHS: Roanoke:

Paulson/Audrey in Roanoke

15. Katherine Heigl as Izzie on Grey's Anatomy:

Izzie in scrubs

16. Robert Pattinson as Edward in Twilight:

Edward talking to Jacob

17. John Boyega as Finn in The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker:

John as Finn

18. Ella and Jaden Hiller as Lily on Modern Family:

Michael holding and kissing Lily

19. Idris Elba as Heimdall in Thor: The Dark World:

Idris as Heimdall

20. Jessica Alba as Sue in Fantastic Four:

Alba as Sue

21. Andrew Garfield as Peter Parker in The Amazing Spider-Man/The Amazing Spider-Man 2:

Garfield in this Spider-Man costume

22. Ryan Reynolds as Deadpool in X-Men Origins: Wolverine:

Reynolds as Deadpool in the film

23. And finally...most of the cast of Glee:

Quinn, Brittany, Santana, Kurt, Mercedes, and Artie in the Glee room